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"And now, it's boner time!"

Boners in this case being “errors of fact, not of judgment.”

Jack Green was the sole producer of an avantgarde literary newspaper in the early sixties. 3,144 more words

Avant Garde Lit

No Picnic

To my surprise, I find there’s a visual gag at the start of Tarkovsky’s STALKER. Well, not quite the start — we get several long-take explorations of what Fiona termed “texture porn” — every interior set seems to have been sprayed with crude oil, so surfaces glisten darkly, they display soaking and rumpling and seep goopus from cracks and creases. 457 more words


Sculpting in Time

“…art must carry man’s craving for the ideal, must be an expression of his reaching out towards it; that art must give man hope and faith. 235 more words


Catching up with Students

Riley Price is a recent graduate of a homeschool program, and will most likely have begun his first year of study at UC Berkeley by the time you read this paragraph. 155 more words

Solaris (1972): A Cinematic Odyssey

Watching a film by Andrei Tarkovsky is no easy experience. It is an emotional, spiritual and intellectual cinematic journey where you feel this inexplicable need to pause at each moment to sit and reflect on its celestial beauty. 956 more words


Moved by Silence

To Zone,

You were made to usher lives which were to live and not know you. Lacanian unconscious, as a predict it came and you were captured by the process, but its room still slips away from your hand. 115 more words